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  • The Moon Rises from the Ganges

    The Influence of Asian Acting Techniques on My Work

    By Eugenio Barba

    Edited by Lluis Masgrau

    A collection of texts by Eugenio Barba reconstructing the history of his relationships with the Asian classical theatres. Interweaving stories of journeys, meetings, anecdotes, reflections and technical descriptions, the author exposes the phases and changes in a passion that covers the fifty years…

    Hardback – 2015-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Icarus

  • Theatre and Boxing

    The Actor who Flies

    By Franco Ruffini

    Theatre and Boxing focuses on a problem which is of paramount importance for any theatre practitioner and researcher: the actor’s believable body. This problem has been taken up by Stanislavski, Meyerhold, Artaud, Brecht, Decroux, Copeau, Grotowski, and many others. It is an essential hurdle for…

    Paperback – 2014-06-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Icarus

  • Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic

    Haptic Allegories

    By Kathleen Gough

    Kinship and Performance in the Black and Green Atlantic advances an innovative and compelling approach to writing comparative studies of performance in transnational, intercultural relation to one another. Its chosen subject in this case is the cultural and political intersection of African and…

    Hardback – 2013-10-31
    Routledge

  • Eurasian Theatre

    Drama and Performance Between East and West from Classical Antiquity to the Present

    By Nicola Savarese

    The distances that separate East from West – the two extremes of the Eurasian continent – are enormous. Yet, since ancient times, the people of Europe and Asia have tried to overcome this remoteness through a network of trade routes known as the Silk Road. The great migrations, the continuous…

    Hardback – 2013-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Icarus

  • Indian Folk Theatres

    By Julia Hollander

    Indian Folk Theatres is theatre anthropology as a lived experience, containing detailed accounts of recent folk theatre shows as well as historical and cultural context. It looks at folk theatre forms from three corners of the Indian subcontinent: Tamasha, song and dance entertainments from…

    Paperback – 2013-03-22
    Routledge
    Theatres of the World

  • Notes From An Odin Actress

    Stones of Water

    By Julia Varley

    ‘As an actress I sit, speak, run, sweat and, simultaneously, I represent someone who sits, speaks, runs and sweats. As an actress, I am both myself and the character I am playing. I exist in the concreteness of the performance and, at the same time, I need to be alive in the minds and senses of the…

    Paperback – 2010-07-23
    Routledge

  • A Dictionary of Theatre Anthropology

    The Secret Art of the Performer, 2nd Edition

    By Eugenio Barba, Nicola Savarese

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2005-12-01
    Routledge

  • Eugenio Barba

    By Jane Turner

    This useful guidebook not only provides practical exercises for both students and teachers, but also offers an historical perspective on European and world theatre and charts exciting developments in theatre research Eugenio Barba is the first book to combine: *an overview of Barba's work and that…

    Paperback – 2004-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Popular Theatre

    A Sourcebook

    Edited by Joel Schechter

    Bertolt Brecht turned to cabaret; Ariane Mnouchkine went to the circus; Joan Littlewood wanted to open a palace of fun. These were a few of the directors who turned to popular theatre forms in the last century, and this sourcebook accounts for their attraction.Popular theatre forms introduced in…

    Paperback – 2002-11-28
    Routledge
    Worlds of Performance

  • Performer Training

    Developments Across Cultures

    Edited by Ian Watson

    Performer Training is an examination of how actors are trained in different cultures. Beginning with studies of mainstream training in countries such as Poland, Australia, Germany, and the United States, subsequent studies survey: · Some of Asia's traditional training methods and recent experiments…

    Paperback – 2001-11-15
    Routledge

  • The Paper Canoe

    A Guide to Theatre Anthropology

    By Eugenio Barba

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 1994-12-15
    Routledge

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